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1966 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 612-695 -83
Roster Continuity 78.54% 10/20
Manager(s): Grady Hatton
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,872,108 3/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Wayne Twitchell (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Al Heist
Pitching Coach: Gordon Jones
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9368.5781.5
9270.5683.0
8775.5378.0
8577.52510.0
8379.51212.0
7684.47518.0
7290.44423.0
6695.41028.5
59103.36436.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Sonny JacksonSS21   59680174
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2549144253302729.292.341.334675.042.171.3151.26198.7199670
14Bob Aspromonte3B28   56055141
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16
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3
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8
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52043563273322.252.297.334631.082.138.2701.8070.0187603
10Rusty StaubOF22   55460155
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812158611137813.280.345.412757.132.238.2911.0542.6228628
17Chuck Harrison1B25   43452111
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2
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9
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52203769243112.256.316.380696.124.214.2861.8648.2165477
7John BatemanC25   43339121
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24
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3
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17
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70002074594617.279.315.467782.187.233.2993.7025.5202468
18Joe Morgan2B22   42560121
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42118894333922.285.410.391801.106.322.3060.4885.0166528
24Jimmy WynnOF24   41862107
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621310418114347.256.321.440761.184.289.2761.9823.2184467
20Lee MayeOF31   35838103
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3643202605236.288.323.419742.131.190.2881.3039.8150383
21Dave NicholsonOF26   2803669
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3111469236220.246.356.411767.164.329.3282.0028.0115333
22Ron DavisOF24   1942148
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1922132642304.247.308.340648.093.160.2772.0097.066214
15Bob Lillis2B-SS36   1641438
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00111174005210.232.260.268528.037.079.2350.57--44178
25Felix Mantilla3B-1B31   1511633
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2210113220116.219.279.371650.152.232.2372.9125.256166
4Jim Gentile1B32   1441635
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1800213943103.243.355.444799.201.347.2861.8620.664170
9Ron BrandC26   1231230
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00100291323326.244.301.260561.016.073.2681.44--32139
8Bill HeathC27   1231237
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0081091111004.301.353.350703.049.130.3301.22--43133
39Dave GiustiP26   74517
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0090032400600.230.260.311571.081.122.3408.00--2383
35Mike CuellarP29   7148
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10023700401.113.137.169306.056.085.21218.5071.01277
49Larry DierkerP19   67610
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40022100203.149.174.224398.075.104.20010.5067.01571
13Turk FarrellP32   4827
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30001600100.146.146.208354.063.063.194--48.01049
30Bob BruceP33   3923
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00010011400700.077.100.077177.000.026.12014.00--347
34Norm MillerOF20   3415
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3002801000.147.194.235429.088.147.1604.0034.0836
11Gene Freese3B-2B32   3313
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00001051100001.091.211.091302.000.182.1362.20--338
29Brock DavisOF22   2724
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001105400000.148.281.185466.037.259.1740.80--532
48Barry LatmanP30   2614
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0001002800001.154.214.154368.000.077.2224.00--428
28Aaron PointerOF24   2659
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5115610000.346.469.500969.154.346.4211.2026.01332
37Chris ZacharyP22   1804
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0030001000010.222.211.333544.111.111.444----619
38Robin RobertsP39   1611
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0000002500300.063.167.063230.000.125.0912.50--121
46Joe GainesOF29   1341
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000003500000.077.250.154404.077.308.1251.67--216
40Ron TaylorP28   1202
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000000500001.167.167.250417.083.083.286----312
36Claude RaymondP29   911
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0000000500100.111.111.111222.000.000.250----110
12Nate Colbert20   7300000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
27Dave AdleshC22   6000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22Greg SimsOF20   611
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0000001300000.167.286.167453.000.167.3333.00--17
11Julio Gotay3B27   5000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
33Jim OwensP32   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
31Gary KrollP24   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
41Carroll SemberaP24   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Don WilsonP21   201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
46Don ArlichP23   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
44Danny CoombsP24   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Don LeeP32   101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
37Aurelio MonteagudoP22   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Bob Watson20   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals20185511612140520335112570904749188534619737128.255.314.365679.111.207.2841.8049.220146136
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
35Mike Cuellar29   12102.22382811162227.1193795610521759101.087.650.402.066.943.37
39Dave Giusti26   15144.2034339400210.021511298235413114251.289.210.992.315.612.43
49Larry Dierker19   1083.1829288200187.0173736617451084011.178.330.822.175.202.40
13Turk Farrell32   6104.5932213072152.2167847823281011101.279.821.351.655.943.61
30Bob Bruce33   3135.3325231000129.216083771629711181.4511.081.112.014.922.45
48Barry Latman30   272.713191151103.0884231535745071.197.690.443.066.472.11
36Claude Raymond29   753.1362000421692.08539321025737041.208.320.982.457.142.92
40Ron Taylor28   235.683610011064.2894741510291051.5212.320.691.384.022.90
38Robin Roberts39   353.801312111163.2793127710260001.3911.110.981.413.662.60
37Chris Zachary22   353.44108001055.0442221132376011.387.200.165.246.051.16
33Jim Owens32   474.684000027250.0532926517323011.409.540.903.065.761.88
41Carroll Sembera24   123.002400011133.0361111316213001.589.820.824.365.731.31
31Gary Kroll24   003.75100002023.2261010211222101.549.750.754.138.252.00
48Don Lee32   202.5090004018.017551492001.178.500.502.004.502.25
37Aurelio Monteagudo22   004.80100006115.1148811171001.678.400.606.604.200.64
42Frank Carpin27   107.5010000406.09750620002.5013.500.009.003.000.33
23Don Wilson21   103.001000006.05221170001.007.501.501.5010.507.00
46Don Arlich23   0115.757000104.011970411013.7524.750.009.002.250.25
44Danny Coombs24   003.002000102.24110030001.3312.000.000.009.00--
38Jim Ray21   00-1000000010010000------
Batting Totals72903.754241633491292614441468695602130391929606331.299.150.812.445.792.38
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John BatemanC121731631514.9810.00
Bill HeathC371672011.9950.00
Ron BrandC25132621.9860.00
Dave AdleshC1110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chuck Harrison1B11497478868.9920.00
Jim Gentile1B4332130428.9890.00
Felix Mantilla1B14100318.9900.00
Bob Aspromonte1B25011.8330.00
Rusty Staub1B122011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Morgan2B1172563162161.9650.00
Bob Lillis2B357065715.9510.00
Ron Brand2B9152315.9740.00
Felix Mantilla2B9613021.0000.00
Gene Freese2B327001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Aspromonte3B1491492611618.9620.00
Felix Mantilla3B14153031.9370.00
Bob Lillis3B633011.0000.00
Gene Freese3B44830.8000.00
Norm Miller3B23412.8750.00
Ron Brand3B10000.0000.00
Julio Gotay3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sonny JacksonSS1502704493773.9510.00
Bob LillisSS18264138.9570.00
Bob AspromonteSS20310.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rusty StaubOF14828913122.9620.00
Jimmy WynnOF104259664.9780.00
Lee MayeOF97145480.9490.00
Dave NicholsonOF901391150.9680.00
Ron DavisOF4898921.9820.00
Aaron PointerOF11133011.0000.00
Norm MillerOF8120001.0000.00
Brock DavisOF7150001.0000.00
Ron BrandOF330001.0000.00
Joe GainesOF31010.5000.00
Gene FreeseOF120001.0000.00
Felix MantillaOF130001.0000.00
Greg SimsOF11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Claude RaymondP62927410.9171.08
Jim OwensP4050012011.0002.16
Mike CuellarP3822753824.9561.70
Ron TaylorP366407001.0000.98
Dave GiustiP34210182410.9771.80
Turk FarrellP32152111321.9231.42
Barry LatmanP3110351610.9551.83
Larry DierkerP29187132621.9511.88
Bob BruceP251291518011.0002.30
Carroll SemberaP243336001.0002.45
Robin RobertsP13632910.9171.57
Frank CarpinP1060010.0000.00
Gary KrollP102314001.0001.94
Aurelio MonteagudoP101502011.0001.19
Chris ZacharyP10555620.8461.80
Don LeeP9183611.9004.50
Don ArlichP740000.0000.00
Danny CoombsP220000.0000.00
Jim RayP100000.0000.00
Don WilsonP1601011.0001.50


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